Average Musician or Singer Hourly Pay

$47.99
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,965
Bonus
$20,000
Commission
$1,017
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The average hourly pay for a Musician or Singer is $47.99.
10%
$14.63
MEDIAN
$47.99
90%
$104.23
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $104
Bonus
$10 - $48,791
Profit Sharing
$20 - $50,684
Commission
$755 - $45,000
Total Pay
$22,230 - $208,705
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What Do Musician or Singers Do?

Musician or Singer Tasks
  • Perform songs within a designated genre in front of an audience.
  • Rehearse, practice and learn new music alone and in groups.
  • Work with other musicians, the public and management to ensure a high quality experience.

Job Satisfaction for Musician or Singer

4.4 out of 5
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10Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Musician or Singers?

Skills in Performer and Entertainment Coordination are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning, Instrument Control and Leadership.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Musician or Singers?

An entry-level Musician or Singer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.56 based on 24 salaries. An early career Musician or Singer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.75 based on 133 salaries. A mid-career Musician or Singer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48.50 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Musician or Singer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48.76 based on 147 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $49.
Employees with Musician or Singer in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 45.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (4.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (47.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (16.6% less) and New York, New York (16.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 628 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
21.2%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
23.4%
Late Career
29.9%